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Senate Bill 723

Relating To: the motor vehicle fuel tax imposed on gasoline that contains at least 85 percent ethanol, prohibiting charging an excessive price for gasoline that contains at least 85 percent ethanol, prohibiting discrimination against a retailer of gasoline that contains at least 85 percent ethanol, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
American Lung Association of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 5/22/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/22/2006

Comments
The ALA/W supports the fuel tax reduction for E85, but doesn't support an increase in the regular fuel tax. Based on net energy content, E85 users are "overtaxed" and switching to E85 will not create a revenue loss for the state.
American Petroleum Institute Notified Date 5/5/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/5/2006

Petroleum Marketers Assn of WI / WI Assn of Convenience Stores Notified Date 5/23/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/23/2006

RENEW Wisconsin Notified Date 5/10/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/10/2006

Wisconsin Ethanol Producers Association Notified Date 5/22/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/22/2006

Comments
The Wisconsin Ethanol Producers Assn. supports efforts to encourage usage of Flexible Fuel Vehicles and e85 fuel. However, we are concerned about usage of the gasoline tax to fund the proposal.
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Notified Date 5/10/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/10/2006

Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 5/19/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/19/2006

Lobbying Efforts

No principal has reported any activity on this bill during the current legislative session.